Raisin Oat Biscuits

    1 hour 30 minutes

    The secret to these delicious raisin and oat biscuits is a hint of almond essence. They never stay around long!

    19 people made this

    Serves: 60 

    • 3 eggs, beaten
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
    • 1/2 teaspoon almond essence
    • 1 1/4 cups (180g) raisins
    • 250g butter, softened
    • 1 cup (220g) light brown sugar
    • 1 cup (200g) white sugar
    • 2 1/2 cups (310g) plain flour
    • 2 teaspoons bicarb soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 2 cups (160g) quick-cooking oats

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:1hour chilling  ›  Ready in:1hour30min 

    1. In a small bowl, combine the eggs, vanilla essence, almond essence and raisins. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease baking trays.
    2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, brown sugar and white sugar until smooth. Combine the flour, bicarb soda, salt and cinnamon; stir into the sugar mixture. Mix in the raisin mixture until well blended. Stir in oats. Roll into 3cm balls and place them 5cm apart onto the prepared baking trays.
    3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow biscuits to cool on baking tray for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

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    The almond flavoring do make these cookies extra yummy!  -  08 Jun 2001  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    Family and friends love these yummy cookies.  -  17 Mar 2002  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    wonderful recipe!  -  19 May 2001  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)